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The eco-friendly Genny pouch crafted from apple leather.

Fashion Scoops

Genny Introduces Apple Leather Handbag Capsule

The Italian brand is dropping a pouch crafted from apple leather on April 22, in celebration of Earth Day.

clock April 1, 2021Martino Carrera

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Materials

New York-Based Mycelium Innovation Firm Ecovative Nabs $60M in Funding

The mycelium market is heating up with New York on the radar for grown-in-America innovation.

clock March 30, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Human Resources

Delvaux Could Shed 26 Jobs at Belgian Headquarters

Historic leather goods house Delvaux announced plans to restructure operations in a bid to increase agility.

clock February 5, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Backstage at Salvatore Ferragamo RTW Spring 2021

Financial

Asia-Pacific Lifts Salvatore Ferragamo’s Retail Business but Sales Decline in 2020

Revenues at the Florence-based luxury group fell 33.5 percent in 2020, although the performance improved in the last quarter.

clock January 28, 2021Luisa Zargani

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Business

Short Takes: Are Pressure Tactics Gaining New Traction?

No longer do pressure tactics for cruelty-free leather and fair pay fall on deaf ears, as consumers are continuing their values mind-set.

clock December 23, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

The view of an Il Bisonte store in Japan.

Leather Goods

Leather Goods Brand Il Bisonte to Make Retail Push in Japan

Backed by Japanese Look Holdings Inc., the storied accessory brand is opening nine flagships in Japan by 2021.

clock October 27, 2020Martino Carrera

The Serapian Grape eco-leather capsule collection.

Fashion Scoops

Serapian Debuts Sustainable Capsule

Crafted from a faux leather material derived from Italian grapes’ leftovers, the collection will debut this week.

clock July 22, 2020Martino Carrera

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Fashion Scoops

Polimoda, Lineapelle Team on Leather Research Hub

The partnership is aimed at fostering research and innovation in the leather goods manufacturing and tannery fields.

clock June 17, 2020Martino Carrera

Mipel

Leather Goods

Mipel Exhibitors Focus on Craftsmanship, Sustainability

The leather goods trade show closed just before the coronavirus outbreak hit Milan and exhibitors urged to rethink the supply chain.

clock February 28, 2020Noemi Di Natale

Etro

Business Features

Etro’s GM Outlines Growth Avenues

Francesco Freschi views digital, the Far East and leather goods as three main pillars to support the company’s development.

clock December 11, 2019Luisa Zargani

Pineider

Leather Goods

Pineider Rebuilding Business

Under a new owner, Pineider has emerged from the brink of liquidation and its MD Giuseppe Rossi is developing a strategy that rests on the pillars of writing paper, luxury pens and leather goods, and expert production brought back to Florence. 

clock October 1, 2019Luisa Zargani

Mipel trade show at Milano-Rho fairgrounds

Handbags

Mipel Closes in Milan on an Upbeat Note

Sustainability was a key theme at the leather goods trade show.

clock September 26, 2019Julieta Sabino

A look from Namesake's leather men's wear offering.

Fashion Scoops

Namesake Is Now Letting You Customize Your Leather Jacket Online

Plus, Rosa Halpern’s bespoke, cool-girl leather brand expands into new fashion categories.

clock September 3, 2019Emily Mercer

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Retail

Bally Unveils Flagship in Milan

Located on the corner between Via Montenapoleone and Via Manzoni, the store presents a new blueprint by Casper Mueller Kneer Architects and covers 6,048 square feet.

clock August 30, 2019Luisa Zargani

A look from Prada Resort 2020

Financial

Prada Sees Ending Seasonal Markdowns, Rationalizing Wholesale Channel as Steps for Growth

The Italian luxury group is already seeing positive trends in full-price sales as it reports growing profits and revenues in the first six months of the year.

clock August 1, 2019Luisa Zargani

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